Recreation Services offers two day trips

Photo of canoes on a river bankRecreation Services will host two day trips this weekend that offer students a chance to relax before final exams.

To register for either trip or to rent outdoor gear for personal adventures this summer, visit the Outing Centre from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information, call (815) 753-9422, e-mail clagattolla@niu.edu or stop in the Outing Centre, located on the west side of the Student Recreation Center (view map).

Canoe the Kishwaukee River
Friday, May 6, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Spend the day on the water and canoe the south branch of the Kishwaukee River. This is a good section for any level paddler with impressive views of fields, forests and spring wildflowers. Canoers will take a break to enjoy a picnic lunch at a park along the river.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 4. The cost is $30.

Horseback Riding at Starved Rock State Park
Saturday, May 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Riding horses is a perfect way to break away from studying for a few hours and get out into nature. Just more than an hour way, Starved Rock Stables will provide instructions, a guide and a two-hour riding experience.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, May 4. The cost is $50.

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